Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with Aaron B.

Koren Publishers: Can you tell us a little about yourself?  Aaron: I’m Aaron Benedict. I am a history teacher in a Yeshiva high school. I live in Brooklyn, NY with my wife and daughter.   Koren Publishers: How long have you been learning Gemara?   Aaron: I have been learning Gemara since 7th grade.   Koren Publishers: Do you have…

Mother’s Day in the Koren Talmud Bavli

Tractate Kiddushin, volume 22 of the Koren Talmud Bavli,  is primarily devoted to the different elements of the act of Kiddushin, betrothal. However, we also find a sugyiot dedicated solely to the mitzvah of honoring one’s father and mother: What better tractate to learn on Mother’s Day (Sunday May 12 in the United States)? This…

Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with Arthur

This week we meet Arthur Rothstein of Scottsdale, AZ in the U.S. Do you have a story you want published on the Koren Publishers blog? Write us in the comments section below! Koren Publishers: Tell us a bit about yourself. Arthur: I am a 36 year old Nurse Practitioner, I live in Scottsdale with my wife…

Taxes in the Koren Talmud Bavli

As our fans in the United States are preparing for the annual April 15 tax deadline we at Koren Publishers Jerusalem decided to take some time to learn a small but relevant section from our Noe Edition Koren Talmud Bavli specifically Bava Kamma page 113:A. This sections follows a mishna that declares that “one may…

Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with Andrew

Introducing a new feature to the Koren blog; Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with YOU! Each post in this installment will feature Koren Talmud Bavli users and tell a little of their story. Interested in being featured? Please send us a message with a short introduction! This installment we will meet Andrew Hamilton of New York City: Koren Publishers:…

Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with Aaron

Introducing a new feature to the Koren blog; Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with YOU! Each post in this installment will feature Koren Talmud Bavli users and tell a little of their story. Interested in being featured? Please send us a message with a short introduction! This installment we will meet Aaron Cywiak of Flatbush,…

Presidents Day and the Talmud

The Enyclopaedia Britannica defines this American national holiday as: Presidents’ Day, officially Washington’s Birthday, in the United States, holiday (third Monday in February) popularly recognized as honoring George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The day is sometimes understood as a celebration of the birthdays and lives of all U.S. presidents.  Even if one is not an American we can all recognize the significance…

Staff Picks- Tomi Mager

The Koren Publishers’ Newsletter is excited to announce a new monthly feature; Staff Picks. Every month a different member of our team will tell us about some of their favorite titles or give their recommendations for books that you may have missed, but certainly deserve your attention. Meet the people who make the books you love,…